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Archived:Secure sockets need additional configuration on S60 3rd Edition (Known Issue)

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Secure socket connections on 3rd Edition need additional configuration that was not needed for previous platform versions.

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Created: User:Technical writer 1 (21 Aug 2007)
Last edited: hamishwillee (19 Jun 2012)

Description

Symptoms: On S60 3rd Edition, a connection attempt using a secure socket (CSecureSocket) will fail during SSL handshake with error code -7547. The same code works when compiled for S60 2nd Edition.

Solution

After constructing the CSecureSocket object, call the following method:

iSecureSocket->SetOpt(KSoSSLDomainName, KSolInetSSL, serverName);

where serverName (8-bit descriptor) is the name expected to be in the certificate (the domain name of the host).

This call can be made on both on S60 2nd and 3rd Edition platforms, but is required only on S60 3rd Edition.

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